Aurora, OH City Council and Committee of the Whole
March 27, 2023
Committee of the Whole (COW): The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Acting Chairman Scott Wolf with Council members present: Peter French, Sarah Grdina Gilmore, George Horvat and Dennis Kovach and Council members absent: Reva Barner, Brad Duguay, Harold Hatridge, and John Kudley.
There were 3 Ordinances proposed for first reading:
There were 3 Ordinances proposed for the April 10 agenda:
Meeting adjourned at 6:55 pm.
City Council (CC): Council President George Horvat called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with the Pledge to the Flag of the United States of America. Council members present as noted in COW Report.
Mayor’s Report: Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin said her 2022 Annual Report was being mailed to Aurora residents; There would be a special brush pickup due to the Wind Storm damage; Acknowledged Janet Esposito’s years of service to Portage County and invited the public to a party in her honor; Wished Good Luck to AHS graduate Shyanne Sellers and her basketball team; mentioned upcoming city events including the Easter Egg hunt, Shred event and Fill a Bag, Feed a Family food drive.
Law Director’s Report: Finance Director Tim Clymer reported that General Fund revenue collections are at 21.6% of budgeted revenues with 16.7% of the year completed. General Fund expenditures through February are at 16.5% of budgeted. Water Fund Revenues are at 14.8% of budgeted amounts and Sewer Fund revenues are at 16%. Expenditures in the Water Fund are at 8.2% of budgeted amounts and Sewer Fund expenditures are at 12.2% of budgeted amounts.
There were no Citizen comments or Councilman remarks.
Ordinances on 2nd Reading:
Resolution on 1st Reading:
3 Ordinances proposed at COW went to 2nd Reading.
Due to a lack of a quorum no legislation was adopted.
Citizens Comments: H. Caplin expressed a desire to get on the ballot a proposal for luxury condos for senior independent living- all ADA compliant
Council Members and Committee Remarks: None
The meeting adjourned at 7:12 pm.
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